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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Diabetes: Medical Equipment more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase access to the Freestyle Libre monitoring device for diabetes patients. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
star this property answer text <p>Glucose monitoring technology, such as flash glucose monitors like Freestyle Libre will continue to be available to those meeting the relevant clinical criteria.</p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan announced that the National Health Service will ensure that, in line with clinical guidelines, eligible patients with type 1 diabetes benefit from life changing flash glucose monitors from April 2019, ending the variation patients in some parts of the country are facing.</p><p>NHS England has published detailed criteria and supporting guidance at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/flash-glucose-monitoring-national-arrangements-funding-v1.1.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/flash-glucose-monitoring-national-arrangements-funding-v1.1.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Clinical commissioning groups (CCGS) will be reimbursed for the cost of flash glucose monitoring sensors for those who meet these criteria, which could amount to up to 20% of their type 1 diabetes populations. CCGs can also locally choose to fund flash glucose monitoring for other patients with diabetes. The guidance advises that as part of their annual review process, patients with diabetes should be assessed for suitability for flash glucose monitoring. This process can also form part of a review for a different purpose, if that occurs earlier. This will promote a systematic approach to increasing take up.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 259981 more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T16:02:36.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T16:02:36.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
1129747
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Diabetes: Medical Equipment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure equitable access to the Freestyle Libre monitoring device for diabetes patients on the NHS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy remove filter
star this property uin 259981 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
star this property answer text <p>Glucose monitoring technology, such as flash glucose monitors like Freestyle Libre will continue to be available to those meeting the relevant clinical criteria.</p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan announced that the National Health Service will ensure that, in line with clinical guidelines, eligible patients with type 1 diabetes benefit from life changing flash glucose monitors from April 2019, ending the variation patients in some parts of the country are facing.</p><p>NHS England has published detailed criteria and supporting guidance at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/flash-glucose-monitoring-national-arrangements-funding-v1.1.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/flash-glucose-monitoring-national-arrangements-funding-v1.1.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Clinical commissioning groups (CCGS) will be reimbursed for the cost of flash glucose monitoring sensors for those who meet these criteria, which could amount to up to 20% of their type 1 diabetes populations. CCGs can also locally choose to fund flash glucose monitoring for other patients with diabetes. The guidance advises that as part of their annual review process, patients with diabetes should be assessed for suitability for flash glucose monitoring. This process can also form part of a review for a different purpose, if that occurs earlier. This will promote a systematic approach to increasing take up.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 259980 more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T16:02:36.423Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T16:02:36.423Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4079
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this